improvised comedy

Material that aims to be funny, made up on the spot

Synonyms: 
improv

Jess Robinson with Kirsty Newton

Actress, impressionist, singer and voiceover artist; Jess has appeared on both stage and screen. Jess has recorded numerous radio sitcoms and sketch shows for Radio 4, including; The Now Show, Fifteen Minute Musicals, Secret World, I’ve Never Seen Starwars, The Castle and Newsjack.

On TV, Jess has appeared on such shows as; Dead Ringers, The Impressions Show, Spoof!, The Slammer and Scoop! for the BBC. She also co-wrote and starred in her own sketches for ITV’s Comedy Cuts.

Pippa Evans

Pippa first made a splash on the comedy scene with an incredibly successful Edinburgh Fringe Festival where her debut solo show, Pippa Evans and Other Lonely People, was nominated for the if.comedy Best Newcomer Award 2008. The show, in which Pippa played a number of different characters, was a hit with audiences and critics alike, with The Scotsman praising her “searing talent as a comic writer, actor and versatile singer” and The Independent citing Pippa as “probably one of the most talented performers at Edinburgh this year.”

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